The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 17 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing Change Management 6 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.84% 2.90% 4.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 3.31% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £335 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £415 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +70.00%
Change Management
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
99 181 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 79.84% 87.44% 79.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 61 41
Average daily rate £400 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £261 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 17
Average hourly rate £18.02 £34.06 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.10% +0.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £30.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.38 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Management across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Management across the Chester region.

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the Chester region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Management across the Chester region.

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Change Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Management.

1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Local Government
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Lync
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) BMC
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Change Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Route 53
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Local Government
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Manager
3 3 (25.00%) ICT Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Project Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) BMC
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) RightScale
2 1 (8.33%) IBM